Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
crown mvp. he went 0-2 last night and got a standing ovation from the crowd in kansas city. >>> it is just about 6:25. still ahead, which local political candidate is under fire for not voting in recent elections? >> we'll have more on last night's debate, including a fast check on mitt romney's tax plan. >>> right now beverly farmer gives us a fact check on your morning commute. >> fairfax county we have issues. sky 9 showing us the scene of the crash. a medevac. southbound will be blocked at monument drive. you're watching 9news now. we'll be back with more news and traffic. stay with us. >>> we're back at 6:29. this is always the place to get your weather first. here's a live look at springfield, virginia. lots of slow traffic in that area. you'll need to take some rain gear with you. mostly cloudy, 69 degrees. >>> thanks so much for starting your thursday with us. i'm mike hydeck. >>> i'm andrea roane. meteorologist howard bernstein is live on the weather terrace to expand on our forecast. good morning. >> good morning. light sprinkles out here. the ground is wet. the s
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
, this city, this team, it's speechless. >> in the spring nobody talked about us having a chance. we kept our noses in the game. every single guy stepped up. it's a huge accomplishment. we're happy to be the nl east division champs. >> we've come a long way. it's been a long year. we've done some good things. done a couple bad things but to finish on top is something i'll never forget. >> we've come a long way in a very short time. we have a long way to go. we've got a good young club. i think we should do this every year. >> playoff baseball means playoff merchandise. and this is the t-shirt that everybody wants to get their hands on this morning. there's still a few in the team store. you can buy them online. i'm hearing this morning that the baseball hats are almost out. so if you want them, you better get down here quick because you know those are going to sell out fast. mike, if you want one, if you're nice, i might try and run in and get you one before they all run out. >> if they have navy, i want one because i already have the shirt. i'm not giving this back. >> reporter: oh, you do.
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
open until 4:00 a.m., two hours later than usual. a new city policy is being tested that extends alcohol sales until 4:00 a.m. before holidays. the move is aimed at raising $3 million more in revenue. 42 bars and restaurants have been approved to stay open late. >>> still ahead, the president and mitt romney both campaigning in the swing states, but let's hear how their surrogates did on sunday talk shows, next. >> keep it here, you are watching 9news now. >>> here's a quick look at some of the things closed on there columbus day holiday. dc parking is free, no meter enforcement, trash and recycling, resumes tomorrow. >> schools and libraries are also closed today. join us and send your message of support to our wounded warriors at uso.org. the uso. until every one comes home. >>> back. we are following breaking news out of silver spring maryland. there has been a police involved shooting. montgomery county police responded to a home of a man who is making threats. >> kristen fisher joins us live from the scene with the very latest. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning.
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
of the reflecting pool reengineered the water so it came from the tidal basin instead of city drinking water but again they have to deal with the algae problem. >>> montgomery county lawmakers are giving the plastic bag tax another look. right now you have to pay a nickel. county council president says the tax may have hit too many kind of retailers. and it may need to be narrowed since the tax was put in place january 1st, it brought in nearly $170,000 a month for the county. >>> the time right now is 6:06. and i am watching your money. the september unemployment report comes out this morning. economists predict 110,000 jobs were added in the last month but they believe the ton employment rate -- the unemployment rate will go up to 8.2%. that's up one tenth of a percent from last month. in the meantime mortgage rates once again hitting record lows. freddie mac has the average three year rate at 3.36%. they have led more homeowners to refinance and that could potentially help jump-start the economy. >>> in the last few minutes "consumer reports" issued the results of its tests on the iphone
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
. things look great dale city to woodbridge. we'll take a live look outside in spring field. a few brake lights coming up to the beltway. i'll be back with more coming up at 6:11. >> see you then. >>> later today a judge is going to sentence former penn state football coach jerry sandusky. >> the 68-year-old sandusky maintains his innocence following his conviction earlier this year on child sex abuse charges. kristin fisher joins us live with more on what's expected in court later today. >> reporter: good morning. jerry sandusky did not testify at his june trial but he is expected to speak at today's sentencing and he's expected to proclaim his innocence. in fact, yesterday sandusky even called in to the penn state radio station from his jail cell to essentially give a preview of what he's expected to say in court this morning. here's part of that recording. >> they can take away my life. they came make me out as a monster. they can treat me as a monster but they can't take away my heart. in my heart i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: former assistant footba